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as an indication of weakness abroad while biden said romney's campaign talks first before they know what the facts are. reporting live in danville, i'm randall pinkston. >>> that cbs news poll found the overall impressions of both vice presidential candidate improved after the debate. 55% think biden is somebody they can relate to. 48% think ryan is. both candidates on how uncommitted voters feel about them as being effective president. we break down last night's face off. >> reporter: joe biden came out very aggressive in this debate and maintained that tone throughout. to republicans he was rude. they were using the word unhinged, complaining about his smirking. for democrats it's exactly what they wanted to see. a week ago president obama was very passive in his debate against mitt romney. it was frustrating for democrats. they wanted to see him take to it mitt romney. he didn't do that. joe biden took it to paul ryan. he interrupted. he dominated the debate. as for ryan he was fine. he was on message. he certainly didn't alienate anyone. this night was about joe biden and about changing the na
less safe. >> i just want to talk to you about right in the middle of the crisis, governor romney-- and you're talking about this again tonight-- talked about the weakness, talked about apologies from the obama administration. was that really appropriate right in the middle of the crisis? >> on that same day, the obama administration had the exact same position. let's recall that they disavowed their own statement that they had put up earlier in the day in cairo. so we had the same position. it's never too early to speak out for our values. we should have spoken out right away when the green revolution was up and starting when the mullahs in iran were attacking their people. we should not have assad a reformer when he was turning his russian-provide guns on his own people. we should always stand up for peace, for democracy, for individual rights. and we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show that we're fighting our own defense it makes us more weak. it projects weakness, and when we look weak our
? >> reporter: well, talk about a lymentum stopper there, jim. i mean, what it has done it really rob romney of one of his sost reliable lines in his hempaign speeches. i've heard him say over and eser, under president obama, has neyment has never been below 8%. obviously, he's not saying that now. instead what we saw yesterday and what he's going to say here in this rally tonight is it d bed be better and it would be better if he were president, reminding people of just how much americans in this country are struggling and saying those numbers just don't reflect how bad this economy really is. >> axelrod: what else do you expect, jan, in the run-up to the second debate? foreporter: well, what we've already seen is more focus, more aggressiveness coming from governor romney after that debate, but, jim, there is one other thing that is so striking. i've never seen it in the 10 months i've covered this campaign as what we saw last night in st. petersburg, mitt mneyey, very private man, does not like to talk about himself-- eaich is kind of unusual for a nclitician-- told several personal stori
governor romney of one of the talking points you heard in the last debate. you know, for months he was running around the country saying the president-- this president's lost jobs. well, no, now we've net gained jobs under this present. dwe need more but we created 5.2 million in the last 31 months. and, obviously, this ticking down to where we were on january of 2009 is a significant milestone. but we have to keep going. our point is we can't go back to the policies that created the mess in the first place. whether he wants to deny it now or not, that is what governor romney is proposing. >> reporter: when bad jobs report comes out or ones that have been relatively weak, members of the president's team have said,un, people's views about the economy are kind of baked into cake. why, if they're not going to react to weak jobs reports -- as a political matter-- people suddenly feel better just because the numbers change. >> i'm not suggesting here this is going to cause a sea change. this is a very stable race. we always thought it was going to be a close race, but i think it wanings
public funding. romney talks about a litany of issues facing america on the jobs, the economy and also, today, we have the big congressional hearing on libya. american crossroads, a group that is backing romney is out with a new ad against the president on libya. it is brutal. take a listen to this. >> the intelligence was there. clear signs of terrorism, but campaign politics came first. >> this comes against the backdrop of tomorrow night's vice presidential debate in kentucky, joe biden against paul ryan. polls show that people think ryan will win this debate, 55% compared to 39% for the vice president. they have such different styles, r , rye yoon being a numbers guy. for "cbs this morning," i'm jan crawford in akron, ohio. >>> the whole word is watching this morning after australia's prime minister gave opposition party leaders a tongue lashing. gillard accused tony abbott of being a sexist who hates women. >> i was offended when the leader of the opposition went outside in the front of parliament and stood next to a sign that said the witch. i was offended when the leader of the
are baked in at this point. that's been helping the president a little bit since mitt romney has been talk about how bad the economy is, that's been helping in terms of creating a floor for the president but it also means there's a bit of a ceiling, it means people won't get elated about the economy because the number dropped. >> john, i'm curious to know what factors weigh more heavily. is at any time debates or these jobs numbers. we have one more report before the election going to weigh more heavily? >> it's a good question. certainly for the people who are just tuning into the election and who watch the debate last week, for them the debate is the thing that's probably still top of mind. in the long run, though, of course the economy, the way people feel about the direction of the country which is related to their own economic picture that's still the biggest overall driver in this campaign, though. i until think right now in this moment, the debate is still driving a lot of people's vote. >> one more report before the election. as you said we got a trend going. we've seen these numbe
talking about saving big bird. >> romney plans to make stops in ohio four of the next five days. as the campaign heats up, cbssf.com is holding a series of presidential forums online. the candidates answering our questions. today's topic, the role of government, big versus small. >>> jerry sandusky still maintains his innocence but a judge sentenced him to decades behind bars. cbs reporter randall pinkston has more from the courthouse. >> reporter: jerry sandusky wore a red prison jumpsuit and said nothing as he entered court to hear his sentence. the judge ordered him to spend 30 to 60 years behind bar or as the judge put it the rest of his life. it was his first public appearance since he was convicted in june on 45 counts of sexually abusing 10 boys. sandusky made a rambling state first saying i didn't do these alleged disgusting acts. he said he came to court hoping to his his wife there to support him. he said he misses his family and dog and read a letter from a child he said his charity helped. >> jerry never flinched from his position that he was innocent and that he wan
performance in tuesday's debate with mitt romney. we'll talk with two presidential debate experts about what each candidate needs do in round two. >> then we open up the cbs news vault for an edward r. murrow interview with fidel castro one month after he took power. >> will that be with the beard or without it? >> if i go with the beard because i'm not seeking to cut my beard because i grew accustomed to my beard and it means many things to my country. when we have fulfilled our promise of good government i'll cut my beard. >> and it's not just celebrities like danny devito and rea perlman calling it quits why so-called gray divorces are skyrocketing. first up police in denver are looking for the gunman who fired a shot through president obama's campaign window. it happened friday afternoon shattering a large panel of glass. people were inside at the time but nobody was hurt. investigators are reviewing surveillance video for clues. police say they are not aware of any threats against the office. >>> td bank says more than a quarter of a million customers on the east coast may have been aff
. >> mitt romney? >> mitt romney has to keep going. keep plowing through and talking the same stuff and the same way. he was concise and crisp. he was like the ceo and chief that he aspires to be. >> this is the first time we recalled seeing former massachusetts governor mitt romney show up on stage. he has been avoiding, you wouldn't have known he was the governor in massachusetts. >> he was very proud to talk about what happened with the school system in massachusetts. >> and health care. >> very proud to talk about health care and more importantly, when they asked the question about what would you do to change the environment in the corporation, in washington. he literally talked about how he did it in massachusetts with 70% of the people being democrats who had the job. >> what do the conservatives do and this is mitt romney's move to the middle? >> they will grint their teeth and appreciate it as long as he is moving upward in the polls. we haven't seen if he is going to get bounce at all. >> theyit's the al davis philosophy, just win baby. believe he gets the bump. i believe t
with romney. but all in all, you know, romney has the momentum now and we'll see how it turns out tonight. >> you talked about the strategy. we are watching the presidential debate and there weren't too many sparks flying in that debate. do you think that's going to happen in this one? >> well, you know, you can always count on vice president biden to say something interesting. the question is, whether he will have to perhaps back away from it later on. he is renowned for his gaffs but we also know that biden is a very, very experienced politician. he has been in the senate for a lot of years. he knows how to debate on the floor of congress and he made a very spirited defense of the obama record at the democratic convention. expect the same thing to happen here tonight. >> do you think there will be as many viewers for this vice- presidential debate as there was four years ago? >> reporter: who knows? it's unlikely given the fact that sarah palin had so much more of a, dare we say it -- wow factor politically than does ryan? but there will be a lot of interest. i was just looking at a g
morning" new poll numbers in the presidential race and a preview of mitt romney's foreign policy speech today at the virginia military institute. plus the latest on the meningitis outbreak. we'll talk to a doctor with the national foundation for infectious diseases and the recent drop in iphone thefts around the country and why that's actually got police worried. that and more later on cbs "this morning." for now that will do it for us on this monday morning. i'm terrell brown. take care, everybody. have a great day. ,,,, >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald >>> good morning, everybody. it is monday, october 8. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 4:30. windows smashed and paint thrown on buildings including oakland city hall during an anti-imperialist rally and
think people i've talked to think ryan did a fine job. it was not like the obama-romney debate where everybody thought, not only did romney win, but obama lost. >> we've had circumstances in which the vice presidential dom nominee didn't do as well as expected. john edwards for one, sarah palin perhaps. >> no harm to the ticket and no harm to his future prospects. >> and the other question, what about joe biden in terms of what he did with respect to his >>> thve >>> the average stroke victim is getting younger every year. we'll show you an alarming new study and look at how you can lower your risk on "cbs this morning" when we continue right after the break. ♪ ♪ chili's lunch break combos start at just 6 bucks. so ditch the brown bag for something better. like our bacon ranch quesadillas or big mouth burger bites, served with soup or salad, and fries. starting at just 6 bucks at chili's. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met ma
advisor david ale rod this morning is saying there's not a lot of big momentum for romney although he admits romney picked up points after the first debate. they are looking to see what happens after the vice- presidential debate tonight. randall pinkston. back to you. >> thank you. >> let's talk about strategy. what do you expect from each candidate tonight? >> well, of course, congressman ryan will hit hard on the economy, the numbers. he is a numbers guy. he will try to make sure that what he says coincide with governor romney. vice president biden will try to convince undecided voters and also we think vice president biden will try not to make one of his famous gaffs. >> that's what we were just talking about. randall, live in kentucky, thanks so much. >> should be fun. >> reporter: we hope he does so we'll have something to talk about. >> of course. >> true. [ laughter ] >> thank you, randall. you can catch live coverage of the debate tonight at 6:00 on cbs 5 and cbssf.com if you are not near a tv. >>> 5:08. the oakland as staying alive in the play-offs a big win against the tig
: axelrod and other top aides and supporters spanned out across the sunday talk shows to try to blunt the impact of the debate. and all shared the same message about mitt romney. >> i think he was dishonest. absolutely. >> i give him a d minus on substance and truthfulness. >> it was big bird meets the big lies. >> the underpinnings and foundation of that performance were fundamentally dishonest. >> reporter: the obama campaign has a new ad out this morning, a preview of how they plan to respond to governor romney's big foreign policy speech. they say he's failed the commander in chief test with a rocky visit to the uk and israel this summer. and then again with his hasty response to the tragedy in libya a few weeks ago. they say he lashed out at the administration before he had all the facts in a sensitive situation. norah and charlie? >> nancy, thank you very much. john dickerson is in washington. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> are there essential differences between the foreign policy views of romney and the president, or is it simply a case where romney thinks that the
side. he's also being more aggressive in defending himself. at his family's urging, romney-- a private man-- has been telling personal stories of helping others. today in iowa he talked of meeting a former navy seal who was killed, along with three other americans, in the attacks in libya. >> and it -- it touched me, obviously, as i recognized this young man that i thought was so impressive had lost his life in the service of his fellow men and women. >> reporter: now, romney is also being more forceful in defending himself from those attacks as he focuses on these states that could decide the election. scott, he will be here in ohio four days this week. >> pelley: thank you, jan. also in ohio is our political director john dickerson. john, how much should we make of romney's new momentum? >> reporter: well, here in the state they're seeing it all over the place. the lines for tickets for an event in the northeastern part of the state were so long that officials here are saying that it might be the biggest of romney's entire campaign. but campaign officials are cautious. they know it's
did his part to defend that record and show some of the inconsistencies in the romney/ryan proposals for the nation. >> let's just quickly talk about the moderator. last time the presidential debate jim lehrer caused a little flak for his moderating skills. how do you think martha did? >> everything that i have read and certainly that i saw last night indicated that she maintained command and control of that debate throughout. she had sharp hard questions for each side. she had great followups. and she managed to cover a lot of ground. that was impressive. i would think that she will be getting good marks from people who are much more expert at judging moderators than i. >> yes. she seemed to keep them right on track. so randall pinkston, live in kentucky, thank you so much. >> so who do you think won the vp debate and why? comment on facebook or twitter. email us at mornings@cbs5.com. for more political coverage just check out our exclusive presidential forum on cbssf.com. every day the candidates weigh in on a different issue. >>> all right. 5:10 now. a wild scene in vallejo. bomb
: well as you might expect, president obama and mitt romney saw today's job numbers much differently. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it shouldn't be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy to score a few political points. >> so it looks like unemployment is getting better, but the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the work force, the day that the president got elected while the unemployment rate would be around 11%. and that's the real reality of what's happening on out there. >> 40% of the unemployed have been out of work six months or more. that number did not drop last month. economists say we need to add 200,000 jobs or more every month to make a dent in the unemployment rate. linda yee, cbs5. >>> in one bay area county, why some cities are being forced to import other people's garbage. >>> a california man dies from a disease we almost never see here in america. how a sick bat triggered an international health scare. >>> a new tool to find the cheapest airline tickets. how strangers are competing against each othe
to talk down the economy to score a few political points. >> reporter: mitt romney told supporters in virginia the country hasn't mer enough. >> now, we can do better. we don't have to stay on the path we have been on. >> reporter: businesses added 114,000 jobs in september slower than the growth earlier in the summer. romney pointed out the unemployment rate doesn't reflect people who stopped looking for work. >> if the same share of people were participating until the workforce today as on the day that the president got elected, why, our unemployment rate would be around 11%. >> reporter: 8.8 million lost jobs during the recession. just under half of those jobs have been added back. that means millions of jobs still to go. and a task that will take longer than the 32 days remaining until the election. california's rate still close it 11%. the next government jobs report comes out the first week in november just days before the election. >>> the labor report pushed the dow to a five-year high today. the dow ended the workweek up 35 points to close at 13,610. the other major indice
weeks ago gave president obama an eight point lead among likely voters. now romney has taken a four- point lead in and you dated survey and is talking -- in an updated survey and is talking about foreign policy issues blasting the president on the middle east. >> it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. it's time to change course in the middle east. that course should be organized around these bedroom principles: america must have confidence in our cause, clarity in our purpose, and resolve in our might. >> the obama campaign is dismissing romney's remarks as sabre rattling aimed at covering up his own foreign blunners. >>> as campaign 2012 heats up, cbssf.com is holding a series of presidential forums online. the candidates answering our questions, today's topic the role of government, big versus small. >>> two men are dead this morning after a gunman opened fire on their car driving through oakland. police received reports of shots being fired at the intersection of filbert and 10th just before 10:00 last night. the two
the two candidates and talk about distinct approaches to the future. you know, right now the romney campaign is running away from some of their positions like unwanted stepchildren, but we're going to hold them to them and explain to the country exactly what the differences are here because the choice is very stark. >> will he be more aggressive than he has been with, say, sarah palin and in other debates because there's a feeling within the campaign that there is a momentum for the president -- i mean for governor romney and this debate may play a role in stopping it if you're successful? >> well, i think that the big challenge for him is going to be to pin congressman ryan down. he was on television a couple of weeks ago and he was asked to explain governor romney's tax plan. he said, i don't have enough time to explain it. it's too complicated. he's got 90 minutes tonight so hopefully he'll have enough time to explain it and explain how they're not going to explode the deficits and put a big new burden on the middle class. >> we see a number of battleground stake polls out this m
performance against mitt romney last week. randall pinkston joins us now live from danville, kentucky, with last night's highlights and results of a post debate poll. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. there's a whole lot of talk this morning about the political theater, the atmosphere, whether vice president biden was smiling too much or smirking or interrupting too much, whether congressman ryan was sipping water too often. but at the end of the day both candidates made strong points for their respective campaigns. >> i will be very specific. >> reporter: vice president joe biden wasted no time challenging congressman paul ryan's take on foreign policy. >> with all due respect, that's a bunch malarkey. >> and why is that so? >> not a single thing he said is accurate. >> reporter: the vice president and ryan clashed over the economy, taxes and medicare with the democrat often on the attack. >> and they're holding hostage the middle class tax cut. it's about time they take some responsibility. >> reporter: but ryan fired back. he slammed the obama administration's economic recor
cash grab. how he is taking a swipe at mitt romney with sesame street. >> months of drama coming down to today. sheriff ross mirkarimi learns whether he gets to keep his job. >> low pressure close to the coastline. could it bring some showers? we'll talk about that coming up. >> traffic jammed northbound 101 past san francisco airport. we'll tell you when it's expected to wrap up coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, october 9. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> president barack obama is waking up this morning in san francisco. >> not going to be around very long, though. he is flying out of sfo early this morning. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is here in san francisco where the president has raised a lot of campaign cash. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this was president obama's last fundraising blitz here in the bay area. but a successful one. he is expected to take home about $2 million to his campaign. now, crowds greeted president obama's arrival at sfo yesterday. at his events he told bay area supporters to get, quote, alm
for america being a leader. it talked about america being more assertive. it gave three or four differences. too far in the other direction, they would say, well, governor romney was undercutting the commander in chief. >> said he didn't want to come across to be compared with president bush, former president bush. >> he isn't president bush and he isn't president obama. it's a different approach. is it totally different on every respect? no. president obama hasn't been a failure in every respect. certain things he did in his foreign policy that i respect very much. >> when you saw the numbers you were surprised. is there something going on in the romney campaign other than this debate in which they decided to attack to the center, decided to be more moderate? >> the debate was enormously important for governor romney. it sounds strange to say this. he has been around for such a long time but it was his introduction to the american people as a presidential candidate. up until then, he was a candidate within the republican par party. the rest of the country didn't really pay much attention t
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